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Cat's Cradle

Object Titleatainil thish = lightning
Object Number:22712
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: Arizona
St. Michael's Mission
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: 1902
Early Date: 1902
Late Date: 1902
Section:American
Materials:Cotton String
Length: 39 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902
Other Number:1 - Field No SF

Description

Cotton string arranged in a design, originally on one's fingers, and attached to a paper backing.

As per Stewart Culin, "atsinlt'lish, lightning figure."

Bibliography:

[Book] Culin, Stewart. 1975. Games of the North American Indians.. Dover Publications. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 763View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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